May 27, 2009

Bass Player (127 of 150)

Bass Player (127 of 150)

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William Sommer

(American, 1867–1949)

Pen and black ink and watercolor with graphite

Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 1954.153.127



Sommer adored music and performed in avant-garde recitals at the Cleveland Playhouse. Like many Cleveland artists of the time, he spoke German fluently, loved opera, and likely inherited his passion for music from his German immigrant parents.

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